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INI error message

By dbonniwell
Feb 28, 2007
  1. I down loaded a game for my wife called Simpark.
    the down load went fine
    unzipping the program also OK

    I go to click the icon to try the game, and I get an error message saying
    'Error loading resouce c/sim/data/simpark.spd, If you are not using a CD, check the simpark.INI file for proper path information.

    can anyone tell me what this means and what I need to do to correct this issue?
    thanks

    Using XP Japanese version
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Hmm.. You downloaded a game that wants to see a CD? Surely you are not doing anything illegal, are you?
     
  3. dbonniwell

    dbonniwell TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 120

    rest assured I am not, I bought a 30 day service to download games for $6.95.
    website: http://free-game-downloads.mosw.com/
    I bought the service to download one game yet I am not able to get it going on my system, can someone help find out it the simpark.ini is on the correct path
    thanks
     
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Riight.. That sure doesn't look like a 100% legit outfit.

    "Abandonware" is still against the law. (Although I personally consider abandonware to be a morally correct thing).

    Downloading/playing any of the (abandonware) games that are designed to work with a CD is going to be a tricky hit and miss.
     
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